Olympics 2008 » Quiz
 
Questions 
 
1. The son of an Olympic boxer from Iran, this tennis player from USA is in the list of the Olympics Hall of Fame. Name the player?
 
Roger Federer
Pete Sampras
Bjorn Borg
Andre Agassi
   
2. Which of the following American discus thrower was the first track and field athlete to win four successive Olympic titles, setting a new Olympic record on each occasion?
 
Alfred Oerter
L Jay Silvester
Ben Plucknett
Robert Garrett
   
3. Name the year and the Olympic Games in which the Indian Hockey Team failed to qualify?
 
Athens Olympics, 2004
Altanta Olympics, 1996
Tokyo Olympics, 1964
Beijing Olympics, 2008
   
4. In which of the following years did the Indian Hockey team won its first Olympic gold medal?
 
1936
1996
1928
2004
   
5. Which of the following respresents the passing of the Olympics tradition from one generation to the other?
 
Olympic flag
Olympic emblem
Olympic torch
Olympic Charter
   
6. What is the official background of an Olympic flag?
 
Black
Orange
White
Red
   
7. The US basketball team voted unanimously to refuse the silver medal in an Olympic game, and to this day still have not accepted them. Which year was it?
 
Munich, 1972
Sydney, 2000
Amsterdam, 1928
Berlin, 1936
   
8. What Olympic aquatic event includes such positions as the Flamingo, crane and fishtail?
 
Cycling
Archery
Badminton
Swimming
   
 
 
 
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Medals Tally (Beijing 2008)
Country G S B T
1. China 51 21 28 100
2. USA 36 38 36 110
3. Russia 23 21 28 72
4. Britain 19 13 15 47
5. Germany 16 10 15 41
6. Australia 14 15 17 46
7. S Korea 13 10 8 31
8. Japan 9 6 10 25
9. Italy 8 10 10 28
10. France 7 16 17 40
50. India 1 0 2 3
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Medals Tally ( Athens 2004)
 
 
 
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We are proud of Abhinav Bindra, Sushil Kumar and Bijender Kumar. Congratulations to all of them. I hope now the corporate world and media in the country will concentrate more on games other than cricket.
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